New Cosponsor — Nov 27, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
The bill now has 146 cosponsors (99 Democrats, 47 Republicans).
Feb 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 51st congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
Length: 6 pages
To require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 718 — 112th Congress: Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr718
“H.R. 718 — 112th Congress: Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr718>
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